National Disability Forum: July 2015

What will it take for SSI policy to mirror SSDI policy?

This question pertains to the work SGA for the non-blind of $1,090/month for SSDI beneficiares while SSI beneficiaries only get the first $65 of earned income excluded. This is a disparity in procedure and has work disincentive implications for youth/young adults as they attempt to flex their work muscles and try to overcome the threat of losing their SSI when they are not fully sure that they have the capacity to hold ...more »

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